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Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse »

Source: Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse : Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind?

Volume/Issue: 2005/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , and Sweta Saxena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

ISBN: 9781451860481

Keywords: Welfare State, Output Loss, unemployment, economic growth, per capita income, business cycle, Economywide Country Studies: Europe, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Structure, Scope

Sweden represents an archetypal welfare state economy, with extensive government safety nets. Some scholars have attributed a decline in its per capita income ranking since 1970 to "eurosclerosis" or sluggish growt...

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison »

Source: Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2005/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860818

Keywords: public management, budget, law, decree, performance, civil servants, financial management, external audit, decentralization, budget systems

There has been widespread adoption of new laws to support new public management. In many countries that have implemented comprehensive and deep reforms, new or amended laws have fundamentally changed the role of th...

Who Controls the Budget

Who Controls the Budget »

Source: Who Controls the Budget : The Legislature or the Executive?

Volume/Issue: 2005/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861341

Keywords: Legislature, executive, presidential, parliament, budget, power, annual budget, budget law, fiscal rules, budget systems

Country-specific factors prevent a strong linear relationship between the legislature's budgetary powers and the extent of its separation from the executive. Electoral and voting systems, bicameralism, constitution...

The Lender of Last Resort in the European Single Financial Market

The Lender of Last Resort in the European Single Financial Market »

Source: The Lender of Last Resort in the European Single Financial Market

Volume/Issue: 2006/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pedro Gustavo Teixeira , and Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

ISBN: 9781451863871

Keywords: European single financial market, policy coordination, banking, financial stability, financial market, financial markets, financial services, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, International Policy Coordination and Transmission

This paper examines challenges in effectively implementing the lender-of-last-resort function in the EU single financial market. Briefly highlighted are features of the EU financial landscape that could increase EU...

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse
			: Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind?

Eurosclerosis or Financial Collapse : Why Did Swedish Incomes Fall Behind? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Valerie Cerra , and Sweta Saxena

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860481.001

ISBN: 9781451860481

Keywords: Welfare State, Output Loss, unemployment, economic growth, per capita income, business cycle, Economywide Country Studies: Europe, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Structure, Scope

Sweden represents an archetypal welfare state economy, with extensive government safety nets. Some scholars have attributed a decline in its per capita income ranking since 1970 to "eurosclerosis" or sluggish growt...

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison

Are Laws Needed for Public Management Reforms? An International Comparison »

Volume/Issue: 2005/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860818.001

ISBN: 9781451860818

Keywords: public management, budget, law, decree, performance, civil servants, financial management, external audit, decentralization, budget systems

There has been widespread adoption of new laws to support new public management. In many countries that have implemented comprehensive and deep reforms, new or amended laws have fundamentally changed the role of th...

Who Controls the Budget
			: The Legislature or the Executive?

Who Controls the Budget : The Legislature or the Executive? »

Volume/Issue: 2005/115

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861341.001

ISBN: 9781451861341

Keywords: Legislature, executive, presidential, parliament, budget, power, annual budget, budget law, fiscal rules, budget systems

Country-specific factors prevent a strong linear relationship between the legislature's budgetary powers and the extent of its separation from the executive. Electoral and voting systems, bicameralism, constitution...

The Lender of Last Resort in the European Single Financial Market

The Lender of Last Resort in the European Single Financial Market »

Volume/Issue: 2006/127

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pedro Gustavo Teixeira , and Garry Schinasi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451863871.001

ISBN: 9781451863871

Keywords: European single financial market, policy coordination, banking, financial stability, financial market, financial markets, financial services, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, International Policy Coordination and Transmission

This paper examines challenges in effectively implementing the lender-of-last-resort function in the EU single financial market. Briefly highlighted are features of the EU financial landscape that could increase EU...